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Historical Valpo building razed for parking lot

Historical Valpo building razed for parking lot

VALPARAISO | The century-old Victorian building at 60 Jefferson St. that housed the Needle and Thread gave way to the wrecker's claw Thursday.

December 05, 2013 7:41 pm Photos

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Lincoln Highway celebrates centennial

Lincoln Highway celebrates centennial

One hundred years ago, three businessmen envisioned being able to travel across the country.

June 20, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Historic building started as a livery

Historic building started as a livery

VALPARAISO | The building at 204 Lincolnway started out as a livery stable when it first opened as the Empire Hall building in 1901, according to records at the Valparaiso Public Library.

March 04, 2013 8:00 pm

Valparaiso seeks buyers for historical train depot

VALPARAISO | Passengers have long since stopped getting off at the train depot next to the Canadian National tracks on North Calumet Avenue, but preservationists are hoping to save the century-old station from the wrecking ball.

September 16, 2012 5:45 pm
Headstones found in Valpo yard

Headstones found in Valpo yard

VALPARAISO | Most people don't expect to find tombstones when they are digging in their yard, but Mike Pardo found fragments of one while trenching around the foundation of his house recently.

March 29, 2012 4:15 pm Photos

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Valpo's Santa shrouded in its own myths, mysteries

Valpo's Santa shrouded in its own myths, mysteries

VALPARAISO | He's been the symbol of Christmas for generations of Valparaiso children, but his origins and his actual size are shrouded in mystery.

December 24, 2011 12:00 pm
Hobby traces roots of popularity to 'Roots'

Hobby traces roots of popularity to 'Roots'

Tracing the family roots became a popular pastime decades ago following the broadcast of the TV miniseries "Roots," but it has really taken off with the advent of Internet sites such as ancestry.com and familysearch.org.

August 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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